Post Tagged with: "universal pictures"
R.I.P.D desperately strains to get laughs where it can and they only really come from Roy and Nick’s avatars, a Victoria’s Secret model and a short, elderly Chinese man respectively. But even then, the joke is milked way too much and by the end the audience is so unbelievably sick of it.Read more ›
In his new documentary We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks, director Alex Gibney (Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room and Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer) focuses his attention onto the freedom-fighting website Wikileaks and its infamous release of thousands of restricted military reports from the US Army. Gibney skillfully threads interviews, reenactments and archival […]Read more ›
If there really are extraterrestrial lifeforms observing Earth from somewhere in the depths of space, it’s safe to conclude that humanity’s epic love/hate relationship with Tom Cruise would be a source of particular fascination. After all, he is routinely condemned by many due to his role as the very public face of Scientology.Read more ›
So, you want to make an adventure movie, do you? All right, I can see why; they’re as popular as popular can be these days and boy, do they make a lot of money. I love a good swashbuckling adventure, who doesn’t? You can count me in, but remember, everyone’s making them today, you have to be careful, have to […]Read more ›
Despite its faithfulness, the story is dull and dreary, and neither Stoppard, Wright, nor the actors change the fact. The one exception is Matthew Macfadyen, whose comical and lively performance is a breath of fresh air amongst the turgid, boring love affair being played out before our eyes.Read more ›